Colca Canyon Trekking 2 Days
Enjoy this walk with us and discover one of the deepest and most beautiful canyons in the world, Colca Canyon. We'll enjoy the food in local restaurants with beautiful landscapes of this area. The next day we'll enjoy the flight of the condors and the thermal baths La Calera and then we'll to return to Arequipa.
Itinerary of Colca Canyon Trekking 2 Days
AREQUIPA-CHIVAY-CRUZ DEL CONDOR-SANGALLE
The tour starts with the pick up from your hotel in Arequipa between 03:00 to 03:30 am, we will take course toward the town of Chivay, which is located 3 hours from Arequipa. On the way we will make a brief stop in the sector called as a viewpoint of the volcanoes where with a little luck and if the weather is favorable we will see major volcanoes that surround the city of Arequipa, among them El Misti, the Ampato, among others.
At 06:00 am approximately we will be arriving to Chivay where we will enjoy our breakfast, then recharging energies we will continue in the mobility to condor cross from where one has a privileged view of the entire canyon and the overflight of the majestic Andean condor.
After having appreciated the flight of this magnificent bird continue to Cabanaconde and subsequently the Pampa de San Miguel, from this place we will begin the walk toward the inside of the canyon on a walk in decline of nearly 4 hours until we arrive to the village of San Juan de Chuccho where we will have lunch.
After the lunch we will continue toward Sangalle crossing before the village of Cosñirhua and Malata, where we will be able to appreciate its small museum. After a long hike of 3 hours we will arrive to Sangalle - small Oasis in the middle of the canyon where we will have dinner and spend the night.
*This day you will have the option to use the pools and cool down after a long day of hiking.
CABANACONDE –LA CALERA-AREQUIPA
On the second day of our adventure we will start early in the morning, at 05:00 am we will begin a walk in ascent until reaching the town of Cabanaconde where we enjoy a delicious breakfast while we waited for our transport that will take us back to the city of Arequipa.
During the return journey we will be able to appreciate the Colca Canyon and in addition we will make a stop in La Calera - where there are pools of thermal waters - medicinal plants where you will have the option to relax, we will stay in this place for 1 hour. After this we will continue to Chivay to have lunch and then finally we will returning to Arequipa.
We will finish our adventure to the 18:00 hrs in the city of Arequipa, leaving just a few blocks from the Plaza de Armas.
Optional*: You can stay in Chivay to get a bus to Puno